A Study Of Educational Inequalities In South Carolina
In addition to the full documentary approximately 35 minutes of outtakes from the film is available. The outtakes notably contain footage of Mary McLeod Bethune.
Produced in partnership with the Harmon Foundation. This version was dubbed from VHS video from the Harmon Collection at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland.
Reel 1: Maps and charts show inequities from 1920-33. Homes, shacks, farms and Negro farmers at work. Students enter segregated schools.
Reel 2: Negroes enter and leave church. Contrasts facilities and transportation in Negro and white schools; charts support claims.
Reel 3: Charts provide statistics. White children board buses; Negro children walk or hitch-hike. Clinton Normal and Industrial College, founded by American Methodist Episcopal Zionist Church. Friendship Baptist College, Rock Hill, supported by Negro Baptists.
Reel 1: Poor housing and school near modern school for whites. Boarded up stores and houses in Negro section. Poor classroom lighting. Bus brings white students to Bedford Country School. Compares recreational facilities. Negro children work on harvest.
Reel 2: Negro children pose near dilapidated Fern Cliff school bus; Negro children walk to school. Bus picks up white children; white children play outside Thaxton School, Campus scenes at Maryland State Normal School for Negro teacher training at Bowie. Farmland; grazing cows; sow and piglets. In Tennessee, poor white farm family. Negroes wait on bread line conducted at public school by Emergency Relief of Tennessee Administration.
Reel 3: Montage of Negro life in South Carolina includes housing, Negro governesses with white children, small frame schoolhoused, Negro children at play during recess, and poor farm land. Mary McLeod Bethune comes out of house, poses, and receives a trophy.
Subject: A must-watch for students of history
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